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2021/2022

Electric Discharges and their Applications

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Code Completion Credits Range
XP02DP ZK 4 2P+2C
Lecturer:
Karel Řezáč, Pavel Kubeš (guarantor)
Tutor:
Karel Řezáč, Pavel Kubeš (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Physics
Synopsis:

Classification of electric discharges. Townsend?s theory. Glow discharge. Processes on the surface of electrodes. Technological applications. Plasma displays. High-frequency and microwave discharge. Arc. Corona. Spark discharge. Lightning. Ball lightning. Z-pinch and its properties. Electromagnetic collapse. X-ray sources, controlled fusion. Generation of magnetic fields of Earth.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

1)Classification of electric discharges

2)Townsend?s theory

3)Glow discharge. Processes on the surface of electrodes

4)Technological applications. Plasma displays

5)High-frequency and microwave discharge

6)Arc

7)Corona

8)Spark discharge.

9)Lightning. Ball lightning

10)Z-pinch and its properties

11)Electromagnetic collapse

12)X-ray sources

13)Controlled thermonuclear fusion

14)Generation of magnetic fields of Earth

Syllabus of tutorials:

Classification of electric discharges

2)Townsend?s theory

3)Glow discharge. Processes on the surface of electrodes

4)Technological applications. Plasma displays

5)High-frequency and microwave discharge

6)Arc

7)Corona

8)Spark discharge.

9)Lightning. Ball lightning

10)Z-pinch and its properties

11)Electromagnetic collapse

12)X-ray sources

13)Controlled thermonuclear fusion

14)Generation of magnetic fields of Earth

Study Objective:
Study materials:

HUTCHINSON, I. H. Principles of plasma diagnostics. 2. vydání. London: Cambridge University Press, 2005. ISBN-13: 978-0521675741

KNOLL, Glenn F. Radiation Detection and Measurement. USA: Hamilton Printing Company, 2010. 4. vydání. ISBN 978-0-470-13148-0.

ATTWOOD, D. Soft X-rays and extreme ultaviolet radiation: Principles and Applications. Cambridge University Press, New York, USA, 1999. ISBN 0-521-65214-6.

R. H. Huddlestone, Plasma Diagnostic Techniques. Academic Press New York-London, 1965.

Note:
Further information:
https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/courses/XP02FEN
Time-table for winter semester 2021/2022:
Time-table is not available yet
Time-table for summer semester 2021/2022:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
roomT2:A4-202a
Kubeš P.
07:30–09:00
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Ucebna
roomT2:A4-202a
Kubeš P.
09:15–10:45
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.1)

Dejvice
Ucebna
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2022-08-09
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet11507304.html